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-old son and a four-year-old daughter. the shootout in california was raging as president obama drove to the capitol to talk about gun violence and about lifting the middle class. his state of the union address was dominated by jobs. 12 million americans are unemployed, and another 11 million are stuck with part-time work or have just given up looking. republicans last night were skeptical, to say the least. so, as major garrett tells us, mr. obama took his plan to the people. >> reporter: in north carolina today, president obama toured linamar, a factory where 160 employees build commercial truck engines and axles. on this spot three years ago volvo employed 228 workers before shutting down. 228 jobs to zero to 160-- the recovery in miniature, with manufacturing jobs one indicator of economic health. >> i believe we attract new jobs to america by investing in new sources of energy and new infrastructure and the next generation of high-wage, high- tech american manufacturing. i believe in manufacturing. ( applause ) i think it makes our country stronger. >> reporter: the white house s
the american people. >> reporter: the drone program puts president obama in an awkward position as a senator and presidential candidate, he criticized the bush administration anti-terrorism policy of enhanced interrogation or torture of suspects. >> this administration acts like violating civil libertyies is the way to enhance our security. it is not. there are no shortcuts to protecting america. >> reporter: now the obama administration is also under fire for what critics believe is acting outside the law. >> we have a president who is doing something that even president bush didn't do which is to order the killing of a united states citizen without clear evidence of an immediate attack. >> reporter: a lot of pressure from democrats as well as republicans to release these documents and today's release seems time to avoid embarrassment for brennan's nomination nomination. his hearing begins shortly before noon. in written responses to senate questions he says the administration is constantly refining the standards from the drone strikes. norah, charlie? >> bill plante
of our middle-class prosperity. but president obama? he believes it's the cause of our problems. that the economic downturn happened because our government didn't tax enough, spend enough or control enough. and therefore, as you heard tonight, his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. this idea that our problems were caused by a government that was too small, it's just not true. in fact a major cause of our recent downturn was a housing crisis created by reckless government policies and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle-class taxpayers that's an old idea that's failed every time it's been tried. more government isn't going to help you get ahead, it's going to hold you back. more government isn't going to create more opportunities, it's going to limit them. and more government isn't going to inspire new ideas, new businesses, and new private sector jobs. it's going to create uncertainty. because more government breeds complicated rules and laws that sma
obama begins his post-state of the union mini tour today as he brings his message to north korea. >> yes. he is on the road. he will be promoting plans he laid out last night in his state of the union address. and as susan mcginnis reports, the key issues here are the economy and gun control. >> my fellow americans -- >>> reporter: president obama used the first state of the union address of his second term to send a message to lawmakers: get to work. >> the american people don't expect government to solve every problem. but they do expect us to put the nation's interests before parties. >> reporter: the hour long speeched focused mainly on domestic and economic issues and on the need for a divided congress to compromise. he said, political brinksmanship, threats of government shutdown and unilateral spending cuts hurt the country. >> let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> reporter: the president drew strong
the hell alone. >> why aren't you a republican? >> how do you know i'm not? >> because obama appointed you. >> i've made jokes about you but -- >> and all that the mares. >> the public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. >> on "cbs this morning." zbles that he how hard the city of new orleans parties, even their football stadiums blackout. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we are learning new details about the end of an alabama hostage drama. fbi agents raided an underground bunker yesterday shooting and killing the kidnaper. >> the captive a five-year-old boy ethan is said to be okay. they had to move in because the kidnaper was growing desperate. mark strassmann good morning. >> reporter: good morning norah and charlie. ethan is waking up with his mother for a first time in the week but bomb technicians spent time in the bunker processing the crime scene and looking for improvised explosives. it began asended as violently as it began with a gunshot. >> he's a special child.
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